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Sydney, Australia
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I'm a teacher librarian at a large secondary school (1700 students). My interests lie with graphic novels, Web2.0 and action research. I'm searching for the point where these interests intersect, but this point keeps moving!! Just started blogging this year with Fully Booked - our library blog.
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At 4:38am on February 13, 2019, Carol Cox said…

Good day,
My name is Carol Cox from united states.there is an urgent and important matter i will like to discuss with you and is not a matter we can discuss on phone. Please get back to me ( for more details.
God blessyou.

At 3:57am on January 27, 2012, Mike McQueen said…

Greetings Di,


I'm Mike McQueen, teacher librarian and founder of Like many school districts, we are in a financial crises. Our school board recently proposed to eliminate ALL 20+ middle school teacher librarians and also cut all 90+ elementary schools to half time. Since we are the biggest district in all of Colorado, we worry this will cause other districts to follow suit.

We launched an online movement and are going to do our best to put up a good fight. If possible, please visit our Facebook page and "Like" us . Adding a positive comment and sharing with your friends would help our morale as well. The board finalizes the budget soon so your timely support would be greatly appreciated!


Mike McQueen
Teacher Librarian at McLain HS
Lakewood, CO

At 6:06am on March 5, 2009, Mike McQueen said…
Yippeeeeeee! I'm so glad you are interested in writing an article. I looked at your profile, how about something about boys and graphic novels? Maybe tie in the situation in your country?

If you have a gmail account we could easily share a Google DOC. I'd be happy to help you learn if needed. My gmail is

I look forward to networking with you!

At 11:28pm on March 4, 2009, Mike McQueen said…
I looked at your blog and it looks great. Would you consider writing a guest entry for my site -
At 7:50am on April 17, 2007, Pam Burke said…
Hi Di,
I love graphic novels too, and am always challenged to find ones appropriate for my k-8 library. If you have any recommendations for the younger kids, I'd love to hear them.

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